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Oct 6, 2012 5:30pm EDT
thing i ever heard of my life. you are accusing the president of united states of using a government program to manipulate people do not get a job, to be dependent on the government for services? >> i'm impressed. we are a few minutes and -- >> let me finish. >> i am impressed. we are a few minutes in and you have now three times called me crazy on observing that the president has expanded government dependency. >> you are saying he is manipulating american so they will vote democratic. >> let's talk about the issue of benefits. in 1960, 20% -- of federal spending went to individual payments. this year, 65% of federal spending goes to individual payments. i would suggest we do have a problem with government -- >> we had a downturn in the economy. we have hard times, people looking for work and not able to find jobs. >> 65% of federal spending going to individual payments. it may not sound good, but we have created a welfare state. >> to blame it all on president obama is even worse. to declare the president of the united states is manipulating so people will stay and vote
Oct 21, 2012 9:40pm EDT
honorable george mcgovern in grateful recognition of your leadership in the united states congress and for all you have accomplished domestically and internationally to advance greater public appreciate for public service, humanity and democracy. thank you, sir. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> see the presidential debate tomorrow night live on c-span, c-span radio and watch and engage. next, "q & a" with npr host steve inskeep. next, brit -- then, british prime minister david cameron takes questions in the house of commons. then a discussion of u.s. and british banking standards. >> tell folks he was the ideal candidate for the tea party. now suddenly he's saying, what, who me? he's forgetting what his own positions are. and he's betting that you will too. i mean, he's changing up so much, back tracking, sidestepping. we've got -- we've got to name this condition he's going through. i think -- i think it's called romnesia. >> so this election is going to come down to being a c
Oct 28, 2012 3:46pm EDT
your united states senator to encourage and consider legislation that is equal work, equal pay. >> mr. casey. >> monica, we have had a few occasions to cast votes that directly impacted this issue or affects women in the workplace. the fair pay act has not been passed yet. we need to get more help from the other side of the aisle to do that. we should take steps to remedy that basic injustice, as you noted, which has been an injustice that has gone unsolved for too long. we need to get people working together to pass that act. secondly, they believe ledbetter act -- lily ledbetter act should be more of a consensus. we had to pass that over the objections of republicans in the senate, but we got it passed in 2009. there are a lot of ways to begin to remedy those basic injustices. at the same time, we should take steps to grow the economy. we should continue to create jobs for the american people, men and women. of thenent's support orion budget and some other radical proposals, instead of moving us forward on jobs, it would take us down a sharp right turn back into the ditch. i
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
soil, sort of what geologists use here on earth. >>> it's been 453 days since the united states lost its top credit rating. what are we doing to get it back? more results from ford will do it. we also had auto housing report today, and rose 2% in august from a year ago, that's the case-shiller index. >>> and now a 250,000-pound crane is dangling 90 stories above midtown manhattan, a few blocks were here, threatening to wreak further havoc in a city already under siege from the hurricane. this is the actual video. i wanted to show it again. when the crane broke loose yesterday. you can see it upright. and then just literally bends over backwards, slams into the side of the apartment buildings it's along side. that apartment building is an ultra luxury apartment building right in the center of manhattan, 57th street, right in the center of the island. and it is the tallest residential building under construction in the city right now. that crane has stayed that way the rest of the day and the night, swaying back and forth in 60-mile-an-hour winds, just dangling there, prompting police
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